Jane Byrne Interchange Chicago

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Highway Construction News December 10, 2018
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) recently announced that work on the Jane Byrne Interchange in Chicago has been extended to a 2022 completion... more
C-470 Express Lanes project

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Highway Construction News December 10, 2018
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is expecting to complete work on the C-470 Express Lanes project along 12.5 miles of the roadway from... more
Highway construction and engineering contracts
Highway Construction News December 10, 2018
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved one construction contract and eight professional engineering services contracts totaling more than $82.2... more
Industry and business news
Associations News December 07, 2018
    John Deere dealer provides backhoes to aid hurricane recovery Nov. 20, 2018—Following the devastation of Hurricane Michael, Beard Equipment and John Deere... more
A three-strip, RoadQuake 2F TPRS array on an exit ramp
Safety Case Studies December 06, 2018
Road-Tech Safety Services Inc., located in Shingle Springs, Calif., about 40 miles east of Sacramento, provides equipment rental and sales, traffic control... more
interstate construction plan
Highway Construction News December 06, 2018
The Commonwealth Transportation Board of Virginia this week voted to approve the I-81 Corridor Improvement Plan, which will help address some of the issues... more
Anchorage earthquake repairs

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Maintenance News December 06, 2018
Repair crews have already made substantial progress fixing the damaged roadways in Anchorage, Alaska, only a few days after a severe earthquake struck the area... more
Road and bridge construction podcast

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Editorial/Commentary News December 05, 2018
Roads & Bridges talks with Max Kuney, president of Max J. Kuney Co., for his take on business conditions in 2018 and 2019. Also, Alaska recovers from... more
THEA CV pilot

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V2X News December 05, 2018
The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) and the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) in Florida recently demonstrated connected... more
Complete 540 project NCDOT

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Highway Construction News December 05, 2018
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has awarded the first of three contracts for the Complete 540 project in the greater Raleigh area.  ... more
SunTrax AV test track

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Automated Vehicles News December 04, 2018
New renderings released during this week’s Florida Autonomous Vehicle Summit in Tampa reveal the latest vision for SunTrax, the new center for transportation... more
Bill Wilson
Editorial/Commentary Article December 03, 2018
I would love to lip-sync to Peter DeFazio.   No, he’s not the lead singer of a drunken bar band that ventured out on his own. Most, if not all, in this... more
State of the Industry Survey
Highway Construction Article December 03, 2018
Rising steel prices are indeed on the minds of road and bridge contractors, but they are not smothering craniums giving them endless noogies like a nasty big... more
Oklahoma City I-235 BNSF rail bridge

The I-235 reconstruction included wheeling in preassembled sections of a rail bridge that carries the BNSF Railway over I-235/U.S. 77 in Oklahoma City. Image: Oklahoma DOT

Road Construction Article December 03, 2018
OKLAHOMA: Staying vigilant “Oklahoma has a larger bridge system than Colorado or Florida. Most people don’t consider that.”   Oklahoma Department of... more
Tennessee road project
Road Construction Article December 03, 2018
Getwell Road has long been a direct corridor between Memphis, Tenn., and its southern neighbor Southaven, Miss. Over the past decade, the warehousing and... more
V2I cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity Article December 03, 2018
Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications are emerging for next-generation vehicles in surface transportation systems.  ... more
Veteran-owned sub-consultants
Construction Planning Article December 03, 2018
Many highway projects have portions of their contracts “set aside” to give what might be otherwise disadvantaged businesses a bit of an edge.   Some Request... more
Larry Caudle
Law Article December 03, 2018
I came across a case decided by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims that I thought would serve as a good reminder to contractors bidding public projects of the... more
David Matthews
Roads Report Article December 03, 2018
A bridge too far One of the biggest events in China this fall was the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, so named after the three major cities in... more
White Oak Borough Allegheny County PennDOT bridge

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Bridge Rescue News December 03, 2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently announced that its significant project to replace 558 poor-condition bridges statewide is... more
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